Thor: "Surely thou has not forgotten our previous battle, monster? How canst thou turn away when thou dost know I be thy superior?"
Hulk: "Superior? You said... you are better than Hulk?"
Thor: "Aye, for though no one actually strode forth victorious, I know my prowess did exceed thine. Thus, I again call upon thee-"
Hulk: "YOU ARE NOT BETTER THAN HULK! NO ONE IS BETTER THAN HULK!"
— The Defenders Vol. 1 #10
"Rock giants crumble under the blow of the mighty Mjolnir. I fear this brute won't be as obliging..."
—Thor, Ultimate Avengers
"Doesn't leave much hope for me, does it? Doomsday and I came up even last time. If he is stronger... able to fight harder now, I won't be able to stop him from destroying that power facility even with Mother Box's help!"
— Superman, Superman/Doomsday: Hunter/Prey
"Fascinating. I haven't enjoyed myself like this for a long time. For a mere beast, you do keep me quite entertained."